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English reading and writing resources at primary level
Travel Guide Writing based on the NEW Geography  Curriculum N/SAmerica Study and NEW English KPIs

Travel Guide Writing based on the NEW Geography Curriculum N/SAmerica Study and NEW English KPIs

2 Resources to support a personal study on a US state, supporting the NEW Geography KS2 Curriculum. 1. An example Travel Guide Text based on the USA State of Montana. Aimed at higher end of expected level. 2. A planning format for students to plan each paragraph of own chosen US State (North America/South America) Students can research chosen state during lessons or for homework using planning frame. Meets many of the NEW English reading and writing KPIs - parenthesis, managing clause structures and manipulating for effect.
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Remembrance Day  assembly powerpoint

Remembrance Day assembly powerpoint

A powerpoint to share with a KS2 or KS3 class on Remembrance day/week. Contains key discussion points and war poetry to share and discuss. This promotes high quality Speaking and Listening. Used this in Year 6 and the poetry that was produced was of a very high standard.
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KS1 Narrative Story  Writing resources for  'Journey' by Aaron Becker New Curriculum KPIs for Year 2

KS1 Narrative Story Writing resources for 'Journey' by Aaron Becker New Curriculum KPIs for Year 2

Resources to support Quality Narrative Writing based around the Picture Book and short video clip of ‘Journey’ By Aaron Becker All resources designed to support the NEW reading and writing standards for the end of KS1. Includes: *inferring a character’s thoughts and feelings *expanded noun phrases *regular and irregular past tense verbs *selecting appropriate vocabulary to describe setting and characters *organising writing into sections/paragraphs *exclamation sentence writing *suffix -ment endings Pack includes: Speaking and listening phase: Character speech bubbles to describe character thoughts example speech bubble of character thoughts to use as a model text A3 Graphic Organiser planner to plan a narrative story of a section of the book (entering a castle) EXAMPLE NARRATIVE OPENING WITH KEY FEATURES to use as a model Word bank of regular and irregular verbs to support writing suffix: ment word list to support greater depth writers.
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Quality Ks1 Writing NEW  KPIs  Viewpoint letter writing on  'The Pirates Next Door'  Jonny Duddle

Quality Ks1 Writing NEW KPIs Viewpoint letter writing on 'The Pirates Next Door' Jonny Duddle

A Short KS1 Writing unit based on the popular children’s picture book: The Pirates Next Door. The unit inspires quality, structured writing that meets the new KS1 writing KPis at Expected and Greater Depth Level The unit covers: Reading phase: inferring a character’s thoughts and actions Writing with a clear purpose and viewpoint Organising related ideas into sections and paragraphs short openings and endings past tense regular and irregular verbs using capital letters for proper nouns I started this unit with drama - getting into the role of the villagers and focusing on their viewpoint. How were they feeling when the Pirates arrived in town? Why were most villagers angry? What did they think? say? Then they completed the reading inference speech bubbles for 2 different character viewpoints. (see example) Then I held a council meeting for the residents of ‘Dull-On-Sea’ and the children were given a format to record the ‘notes of the meeting’ From the notes- they used a structured letter template to create a letter to the council complaining about the Pirates’ arrival. This was highly successful and created fantastic letters with clear viewpoints. The pack includes: 1x character though bubble recording sheet 1x example speech bubbles inferring a character viewpoint 1x template for council notes recording sheet 1x letter to council template/structured support sheet 1x word mat containing regular past tense verbs and character names from the book to support spelling. Powepoint for guided group work- exploring which phrases are preferable for persuassive writing. utube videolink for the audio book (free link via utube)
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KS1 SATS Reading Assessment 1:1 T/P Conference for Familiar Book This Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown

KS1 SATS Reading Assessment 1:1 T/P Conference for Familiar Book This Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown

KS1 Reading Assessment form to assess Expected Level Reading at end of KS1 based on NEW KS1 Reading KPIs / National Curriculum A 1:1 assessment format for teachers that contains ALL end of KS1 (Year 2) Reading KPIs to meet the Expected Standard Based on popular picture book: This Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown Assessement: Child reads the book 1:1 with teacher (Should be familiar with book and had it read before hand) Assessment sheet designed as tick sheet against national standards for expected level and space to record children's responses to inference questions. This form has been created using the exemplification materials from the STA for reading (online) as a guide and model.
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British History Queens/Monarchs  KS1 Research Activity based on NEW History National Curriculum

British History Queens/Monarchs KS1 Research Activity based on NEW History National Curriculum

Engaging Activity and recording sheets to learn about and compare the lives of 3 British Monarchs: Queen Elizabeth I, Queen Elizabeth II and Queen Victoria. Resources include: *A3 recording format with structured questions and space for responses *Key information facts for each Queen to use for Hot Seating Covers the NEW National curriculum strand for Primary History: *studying the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. * comparing aspects of life in different periods for example, Elizabeth II and Queen Victoria. Activity: children work in teams of 3- each take on the role of either: Queen Victoria, Elizabeth I or Elizabeth II. Using the relevant key facts card- ask each other 5 key questions (on recording format) and record responses from each other (structured hot seating) Research key events of the time for each monach and record on format.
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William's Mistake Reading Task Oxford reading Tree Gold Band KS1 Expected Level

William's Mistake Reading Task Oxford reading Tree Gold Band KS1 Expected Level

A Reading activity based on theOxford Reading tree Gold Level Book:William's Mistake Inference task aimed at Expected Standard NEW curriculum end of Key Stage One Quality task covering key reading skills based on new curriculum for English. Tracking a character's feelings throughout the text using inference and providing evidence.
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The Emergency Reading Activity Oxford Reading Tree Expected Level end of KS1

The Emergency Reading Activity Oxford Reading Tree Expected Level end of KS1

A Reading activity based on theOxford Reading tree Gold Level Book: The Emergency Summary task aimed at Expected Standard NEW curriculum end of Key Stage One Quality task covering key reading skills based on new curriculum for English. Summarising the main events of the Story template and providing a headline for the events!
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